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9 Jul 2020

Full-Time Family Engagement Specialist – Suffolk Family Treatment Court SV – Posted by Central Islip, New York, United States

Job Description

EAC Network seeks a Family Engagement Specialist for the Suffolk Family Treatment Court, located in Central Islip, NY. The position is full time, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO). 

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Family Engagement Specialist is responsible for providing supervision of parent/child visits for families referred by Suffolk Family Treatment Drug Court. The Family Engagement Specialist will work with families on ensuring visits are productive and meaningful to assist them in transitioning from supervised visitation to reunification and/or unsupervised visitation, as appropriate.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Provide in-home, community, and office-based supervision of visits.
  2. Attend relevant periodic training to be kept informed of current research and best practices in the field and implement strategies/techniques learned.
  3. Submit written progress reports as required by the Department of Social Services and/or Treatment Court.
  4. Conduct intakes with new families referred to the program.
  5. Transport families to and from visits using agency van or personal vehicle if needed including the ability to lift, carry, and secure children into appropriate child restraint car seat.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  1. High School diploma or educational equivalent required, a degree in a related field preferred.
  2. Minimum of one year experience working with families required.
  3. Must have good communication skills, both oral and written; must have the ability to work cooperatively with the department of social service professionals and other professionals interfacing with program clients.
  4. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.
  5. Must have access to a vehicle and possess valid New York State Drivers License.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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